NEWS RELEASE · 1st October 2012
New Hazelton RCMP
On September 29, 2012 at 05:20 am, New Hazelton RCMP members responded to a Motor Vehicle Incident involving a pedestrian on Gitanyow Reserve, west of New Hazelton B.C.
The 18 year old victim was transported to the Vancouver General Hospital via air ambulance where he later succumbed to his injuries.
RCMP arrested a 22 year old male driver for impaired driving. The matter remains under investigation by the West Pacific Region Traffic Services and the Integrated Collision Analyst and Reconstruction Services.
Both men were from the Gitanyow Reserve near New Hazelton B.C.
No names are being released at this time.